Review – Servocity Pan and Tilt Systems

I am a guerilla film maker. I make short films using DIY gear, that would cost thousands, for next to nothing. The bane of my life has been creating a pan and tilt system for my DIY built jib crane. I am technical but when it comes to electronics and electrical I tend to fail at the finsih line. So I have been on a quest to find a pan a tilt...

6 Reasons to Become a Professional Photographer

Many talented amateur photographers are so focused on what they are doing that they aren't aware they could quite easily go professional and make a full-time income from there hobby. I have identified six indicators that could point you on the path to making cash from your camera on a regular basis or perhaps even a career.

Career Paths For Budding Photographers

If you have decided that photography is more than a hobby to you and that you'd like to make it your primary source of income, then here are some career paths to enter the world of full-time photography. It's a tough world but there are great rewards such as travel, exciting locations and great events.

Top 5 Hindrances That Beginners Photographers Ca...

Every photographer has to start somewhere and most beginners have to overcome several hindrances on their photography journey. Here are the top five that I have discovered and how to overcome them.

Nothing Creates Photography Success Like Success

One of the things I learnt early on in my teaching career was creating an atmosphere of inspiration and success. The old adage that says 'nothing creates success like success' is incredibly true when learning photography. Small amounts of success or at the very least, perceived success, are great motivators.

How to Shoot the Perfect Image

An image does not just appear in front of your lens and you just press the shutter button and there it is. Neither is it luck or pure chance. The perfect image starts long before your press the shutter. It starts when far away from the scene you are about to photograph. How to start that process and what route to take to the image is what I am going to help you discover on this exciting journey as you learn digital photography.

A Great Viewpoint Is Essential to Shooting a Gre...

The point and shoot generation creates a problem when attempting to shoot great images. If you are one of these you are already at a disadvantage when trying to take a great photo. Finding the nearest viewpoint and pushing the shutter button will hardly ever result in a great image.

Shooting Photos for Facebook

One of the things that really irritates me is the number of out of focus and downright terrible photos people post to Facebook. I know that photography is all about creating memories but really, do you want to show just how bad your photos are? So why are so many bad images posted to Facebook?